McAfee® Personal Firewall Plus continually safeguards your online communications - which is equally critical for both high-speed and dial-up Internet users. This essential protection works with DSL, cable modem, satellite, dial-up and wireless connections, and is easily configurable to protect single PCs or an entire home network. Personal Firewall Plus helps protect against the unauthorized access of your PC and personal data. Without a firewall hackers can steal your private information, such as credit card numbers, tax records, and passwords.
McAfee® Personal Firewall Plus 6.0 :
· Safeguards your online financial transactions
· Protects your personal data from online intruders
· Enhances anti-virus defenses such as McAfee® VirusScan®
· Updates automatically to protect against new threats
Are you vulnerable to identity theft? Internet hackers know thousands of ways to break into vulnerable PC systems. In seconds, they can steal private files, credit card information, tax records, passwords and Social Security Numbers. Remote thieves can even hijack your system to send spam messages. Or plant destructive viruses.
On broadband or dial-up, McAfee Personal Firewall Plus provides a secure, always-on barrier between your computer's hard drive and hostile Internet threats. It combines perfectly with your McAfee VirusScan anti-virus protection for multi-layered PC defense against sophisticated viruses like Mydoom, which can open up communication backdoors on computers.
McAfee Personal Firewall Plus’ advanced technology constantly monitors Internet traffic activities, including when hackers attempt to install Trojans or viruses onto your PC. McAfee Personal Firewall Plus works together with McAfee® VirusScan® to create a multi-layered defense against sophisticated “blended” virus threats that attempt to take advantage of several vulnerabilities.
Features of McAfee Personal Firewall Plus 6.0 :
· Identity Theft Prevention
Helps prevent unauthorized access to sensitive files, financial records and personal data on your PC.
· Inbound-Outbound Monitoring
Helps block unauthorized communication from hackers, unknown computers, malicious code, denial-of-service attacks and remote-control Trojans left by viruses.
Automatically denies outbound Internet access to malicious applications that might secretly transmit personal data to hackers, while allowing trusted programs to connect without unnecessary alerts or false alarms.
Helps stop virus-like worms from using your PC to spread themselves.
Simple, step-by-step instructions help install firewall protection in just minutes, even for beginners.
· Color-coded Alerts
Take the guesswork out of determining the severity of potential threats.
· Visual Tracing
Easy-to-read graphical maps show the source of hostile attacks and traffic worldwide, including detailed contact/owner information from originating IP addresses and all subsequent steps to your PC.
Links to an anti-hacking database and Worldwide Hacker Activity Map, offering tips on responding to specific attacks, self-testing tools and channels to email online authorities of hacker events.
Detects common attacks, and logs them in an Internet Events section.
Turns the tables on attackers and aids in tracing them back to their source.
· Free live instant message and email technical support